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Odoo Software Unicorn
July 29, 2021

Odoo is now a unicorn, and it’s hiring as fast as possible in Buffalo

“They can’t believe we’re able to recruit so many vibrant, smart people at such a rapid pace,” Kosinski said. “The test scores we give internally to our new hires are higher than anywhere else in North America, and our retention rate is 98%.” Kosinski sees Odoo as part of a broader movement to make tech a primary economic force in Buffalo.

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Buffalo Startup Squire News
July 28, 2021

As barbershops boom, Squire Technologies draws a $750 million valuation

Squire, the maker of software specifically aimed at businesses that trim men’s hair and beards, on Wednesday announced a new round of funding that triples its valuation to $750 million just under a year since it received its last venture round less than a year ago.

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border news
July 23, 2021

Thought Leaders: Closed border continues to cloud economy

Uncertainty about opening Canadian border keeps international business guessing.

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Tech News Story
July 23, 2021

Hey tech workers, look us over

The Covid-19 pandemic changed the nature of technology and white-collar work. The New York Times recently cited an estimate that 23 million people planned to relocate as a result of an increased ability to work remotely.

We won’t be coy: Come to Buffalo.

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New Kyklo HQ
July 19, 2021

Kyklo picks new downtown Buffalo space for headquarters

Kyklo will move in August into much-expanded headquarters space in downtown Buffalo.

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Buffalo Among next 25 tech hubs
July 15, 2021

Annual report shows Buffalo among ‘Next 25’ tech hubs in North America

Annual CBRE report shows Buffalo among “Next 25” tech hubs in North America.

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Expat Story Be in Buffalo
June 23, 2021

COVID-19 bringing former residents and newcomers to Buffalo

“We are a city really with optimism and grounded in accessibility,” Pokriki said. “If you are coming from a major metro you really don’t have to sacrifice any amenities, you get hours of your life back in your commute and you get a lot of money back in affordability.”

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Innovation
May 19, 2021

Welcome to Buffalo, a city where innovation takes root and flourishes

You could call it a grand experiment in regional economic world-building, and if you haven’t been paying attention,  the startup and tech movement has become a primary economic force in Buffalo.

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M&T Tech Hub
May 03, 2021

M&T Bank unveils new tech hub, designed to create over 1,000 Jobs

The Buffalo-based bank said the new $58 million, 330,000-square-foot facility is “poised to become a driving force for the city’s growing tech ecosystem.”

“This investment will help us attract talent – not only to M&T Bank, but to all companies – and to make our region a magnet for people who want to solve problems and develop solutions that make a difference in people’s lives,” M&T Bank CEO René Jones said.

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Press Releases

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Date
Title
07.27.2021
BE IN BUFFALO HOSTS INTERN TAKEOVER EVENT
04.26.2021
BE IN BUFFALO VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR – MAY 4
03.30.2021
INVEST BUFFALO UNVEILS PROACTIVE INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
02.01.2021
T&T LEGACY METALS TARGETS 30 NEW JOBS IN BUFFALO NIAGARA
12.16.2020
INVEST BUFFALO NIAGARA PRESIDENT & CEO KUCHARSKI TO CHAIR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
05.26.2020
BE IN BUFFALO LAUNCHES COST OF LIVING CALCULATOR, REGIONAL JOBS BOARD AND OTHER DIGITAL UPDATES